Post-Operative Instructions for Adenoidectomy

What To Expect: Minimal pain low grade fever temporary nasal voice mild ear pain nasal discharge.

Special instruction: A small amount of bleeding from the nose or mouth often occurs during the first 24 hours. Call and/or go to the hospital emergency room for excessive bleeding. Medication: Tylenol is usually adequate. Antibiotics are not prescribed.

Activity: No restrictions

Diet: No restrictions

Post-Op Appointment: Usually 2 weeks after surgery. Call the office to make an appointment 845-294-0661.

When to Call: Call office during routine hours for questions concerns changes or refills of any medication. After hours calls should be limited to urgent problems such as excessive bleeding or fever over 102oF that does not respond to fluid or Tylenol.

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